Chapter 5 Worksheet - Biology 310 Worksheet Chapter 5...

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Biology 310 Worksheet Chapter 5 Worksheet Key Concepts -What is ligand binding? -What are the differences between hemoglobin and myoglobin? -What is a heme? -What molecule of metal sits at it center? -What are the highly conserved amino acids that are involved in coordination? -Where does oxygen bind to? Which does the metal bond to? -Know how to calculate a binding affinity. -Write an equation that relates binding affinity to dissociation constant -What is occupancy? -How is it calculated? In Depth on Hemoglobin -How many subunits is hemoglobin made of? -What are the binding states of hemoglobin? -What conditions lead to these different binding states? (i.e. pO 2 ) -What are the structural differences in the heme between the different binding states? -Examine the binding affinity curves for hemoglobin versus myoglobin. -Why do you think hemoglobin is used in the blood stream instead of myoglobin? -What does the Hill plot show? (BE ABLE TO DRAW IT) -There are 2 models for cooperative binding -______________________ is the model that says that as each ligand binds it
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Chapter 5 Worksheet - Biology 310 Worksheet Chapter 5...

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